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Cafe Jara

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Al Rainbow St, Amman, Jordan
96264634760
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Jordan/ Madaba
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were 5 persons at Jara Cafe for few hours, spent nice time at nice place in Amman, staff were very kind and smiley.

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Thank RamiK_11
Brasov, Romania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Rainbow street or Abu Bakr as Siddiq Street...It is very versatile place. Has terrace, from where you can have a view of Citadel of Amman, also is a terrace inside without view, place for smokers... and place for non smokers... Friendly waiters... The drink and cookies taste just grate.

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Thank DanaDaos28
Bangkok, Thailand
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107 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

I like the Cafe Jara. It has lovely views of Amman and is in one of the best locations in town. There's two places to sit, one with chairs and big sweeping umbrellas and one with a roof with benches and pillows. The food isn't anything to write home about, but it isn't bad either. Stay for tea or coffee... More 

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Thank OutMosquitoMe
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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118 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is an ideal place to enjoy the hilly sights of Amman. It has many seating levels and has a cosy feel to it. Sheesha is available and it is fairly priced. I would go there again just for the views it offers during sunset.

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Thank Kushal2687
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Very bad, drinks are served warm , and tast bad, all my friends thought so too. Not coming here again

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Thank Bader S
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Reasonable prices and food is ok. We went there a couple of times to eat something and have coffee and shisha. Sometimes the TV sound was too loud and if you don't lime smokey places don't go there.

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Thank Elísio M
London, United Kingdom
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563 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Looking for a good coffee with a nice view of the citadel? Found it! The view here is amazing! From the outdoor seating area, you can see the citadel & the giant flag pole. The coffee was really good, fairly cheap... Until the taxes got added to the bill (16% + something written in Arabic). Overall though, it was a... More 

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Thank MFC31
Out'n'About
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104 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

Had dinner whilst the sun went down and this was a lovely place to do it. Food was fine and service efficient and friendly. Good mix of locals and tourists. We just wandered down Rainbow St and chose this place after looking at a couple of other places and menus. The setting and views were the reason we chose here... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

I tried two chicken dishes and both were great. Food was probably slightly over priced though. Service was fast and the location was convenient.

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Thank 28401
Amman, Jordan
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

this cafe takes you back to the good old days of Jordan and the Levant region as a whole. in addition to the traditonal drinks and shushah or water pipe, you can also order good food at reasonable prices.

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Thank nour2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Middle Eastern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Rainbow St, Amman, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Amman Governorate  >  Amman
  • Phone Number: 96264634760

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?